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Join us! 

We will be celebrating Juneteenth at the Savannah African Art Museum on

Saturday, June 19, 2021. This will be a community celebration with music, storytelling, crafts, art, mini walkthrough tours of our West Africa collection, info/resources, and more! 

This is a free public event and all are welcome!

Masks will be required during event participation and museum West Africa walkthroughs.

 

To learn more about the history of Juneteenth, check out the link below! 

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WHAT IS JUNETEENTH? 

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EVENT  ITINERARY

Below is the itinerary for the Savannah African Art Museum's Juneteenth Celebration on June 19, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Below is the itinerary for the Savannah African Art Museum's Juneteenth Celebration on June 19, 2021 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Featuring DJ Larry Mack​

12 pm 

Welcoming Introduction with... 

SAAM Executive Director Billie Stultz

SAAM Education Coordinator Lisa Jackson

Invocation by Reverend Da'Henri Thurmond from St. Paul CME Church

Libation by SAAM Docent and Ghanaian Chief Connie Williams

  1  pm 

Community and History 

Interactive Storytelling Experience with Kat Robertson (Part 1)

The Slam Team: A DEEP Program Spoken Word Performance
Tracing your Roots Tips and Resources by the Bull Street Library

Rest with Honor Savannah Initiative, with Initiative Founder Lauri Lyons

 2 pm 

Hands on Activities

African Beading Demonstration with Connie Williams

Interactive Storytelling Experience with Kat Robertson (Part 2)

 3 pm 

Closing Hour: Taste of Africa and Movement 

A Taste of Africa: Mini sample tastings of West African dishes

African Dance and Zumba with Instructor Mai Evans

Closing remarks

Additional Vendors and Info Tables will be on site

Photos and footage of the Juneteenth Celebration at SAAM will be posted here after the event.